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botanicus
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Botanicus is a freely accessible portal to historic botanical literature from the Missouri Botanical Garden, Peter H. Raven Library. Botanicus is made possible through support from the Institute of Museum and Library Services, W.M. Keck Foundation, and the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.
Topic: botanicus biodiversity missouri botanical garden library
Chinese Academy Science
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1,042
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1.1M
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The Chinese Academy of Science
Topic: chinese academy science
Expanding Access to Biodiversity Literature
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7,367
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664,933
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Expanding Access to Biodiversity Literature, which is funded generously by the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS), will significantly increase online access to biodiversity material by positioning the Biodiversity Heritage Library (BHL) as an on-ramp for biodiversity content providers that would like to contribute to the national digital library infrastructure through the Digital Public Library of America (DPLA).
Smithsonian Field Books
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3,211
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352,935
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This collection contains items from the Smithsonian Field Book Project, an initiative to increase accessibility to field book content that documents natural history.
Topic: Natural history
darwinslibrary
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315
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312,094
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collection
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A scholarly edition of Darwin's scientific archive.
Topic: charles darwin biodiversity heritage library missouri botanical garden
Biodiversity Heritage Library Seed & Nursery Catalogs
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2,477
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299,050
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Biodiversity Heritage Library Seed & Nursery Catalogs
BHL Field Notes Project
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3,568
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262,689
VIEWS
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The BHL Field Notes Project is a collaborative project funded by the Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR). It provides open access to field notes from institutions throughout the United States. Building on the work of the Smithsonian Field Book Project, the BHL Field Notes Project aims not only to provide general access to this material, but to reunite fragmented collections through institutional collaboration. Doing so will provide a more complete picture of the expeditions,...
statement of responsibility: collected from most authentick authors, augmented with later observations, and adorn'd with maps and sculptures by John Ogilby
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by American Society for Microbiology; Bergey, D. H. (David Hendricks), 1860-1937; Breed, Robert S. (Robert Stanley), 1877-1956
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favorite 30
comment 1
Includes bibliographies
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Topics: Bacteriology, Bacteria -- classification, Bacteriology
Royal Botanic Gardens Kew, Library, Art & Archives
collection
223
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101,691
VIEWS
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The Library, Art & Archives of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew was established 160 years ago and contains one of the largest collections of material in the world relating to botany. The collections comprise 300,000 printed volumes, 5,000 journal titles and 11,000 maps. The Art and Illustrations Collection is without equal and is made up of over 200,000 items – watercolours, prints, drawings, oil paintings and photographs – by some of the finest artists working in the field of botanical...
Cornell University Library
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The metadata below describe the original scanning. Follow the "All Files: HTTP" link in the "View the book" box to the left to find XML files that contain more metadata about the original images and the derived formats (OCR results, PDF etc.). See also the What is the directory structure for the texts? FAQ for information about file content and naming conventions.
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Topic: Poultry
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Topics: Botany -- Great Britain, Wild flowers -- Great Britain Identification
Topics: Plants, Plant names, Popular
The Library of Congress
by Korinek, Charles James, 1880- [from old catalog]
texts
eye 64,492
favorite 10
comment 1
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Topic: Cattle
University of Toronto - John M. Kelly Library
by Darwin, Charles, 1809-1882
texts
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favorite 92
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Previously published as: On the origin of species by means of natural selection
Topics: Evolution, Natural selection
Bibliographies interspersed
Topic: Insects
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by Dieter, George Ellwood
texts
eye 48,264
favorite 25
comment 5
Includes bibliography
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Topics: Strength of materials, Physical metallurgy, Metal-work
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by Thompson, D'Arcy Wentworth, 1860-1948
texts
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Includes bibliographical references and index
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Topics: Growth, Biology
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by American Society for Microbiology; Breed, Robert S. (Robert Stanley), 1877-1956; Bergey, D. H. (David Hendricks), 1860-1937; Hitchens, Arthur Parker, 1877-; Murray, Everitt George Dunne, 1890-
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favorite 5
comment 0
Topics: Bacteriology, Schizomycetes, Bacteriologia
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by Piper, Robert G
texts
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favorite 10
comment 0
Includes bibliographies and index
Topic: Fish hatcheries -- Management
Pacific Northwest Horticulture
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777
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36,607
VIEWS
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Pacific Northwest plant and garden society publications.
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by Royal Society (Great Britain)
texts
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favorite 1
comment 0
Topic: Plants
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by Ingersoll, Ernest, 1852-1946
texts
eye 33,420
favorite 72
comment 8
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Topics: Birds -- Folklore, Birds
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by Snodgrass, R. E. (Robert E.), 1875-1962
texts
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favorite 77
comment 5
Insects, their way and means of living. Copy 1 (STRI) 7718. 362 p. illus.
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Topic: Insects
botanicus
by Asiatic Society (Calcutta, India)
texts
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favorite 5
comment 0
Topics: Asia, India
The Library of Congress
texts
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favorite 4
comment 1
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Topic: Cockfighting
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by Chidester, Floyd Earle, 1884-1947
texts
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favorite 16
comment 0
Contains bibliographies
Topic: Zoology
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by Potter, George Edwin, 1898-
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favorite 45
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Bibliography: p. 889-904
Topic: Zoology
Originally published in 1652 under title: The English physician
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Topics: Materia medica, Botany, Medical, Herbs
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by Beveridge, W. I. B. (William Ian Beardmore), 1908-
texts
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comment 1
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Topic: Research
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Topics: English language -- Glossaries, vocabularies, etc, Gaelic language -- Glossaries, vocabularies,...
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by Kirtikar, Kanhoba Ranchoddas, 1849-1917; Basu, Baman Das, 1867-1930
texts
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favorite 14
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The letters I.C.S. in title probably refer to "an able member of the Indian civil service," who assisted in the botanical description. cf. Pref., p. [v]-vi
Topics: Botany, Botany, Medical
OISE/UT Library
by Pliny, the Elder; Rackham, H. (Harris), 1868-1944
texts
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favorite 18
comment 1
Latin and English on opposite pages
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Topic: Natural history
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by Strasburger, Eduard, 1844-1912; Schenck, H. (Heinrich), 1860-1927; Noll, Fritz, 1858-1908; Karsten, George, 1863-1937; Lang, W. H. (William Henry), b. 1874
texts
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favorite 13
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"Index of literature": p. 691-715
Topic: Botany -- Textbooks
Journal move 1991
Topics: Fishes -- North America, Fishes
Biodiversity Heritage Library
texts
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favorite 3
comment 0
Topics: Stains and staining (Microscopy), Stains and Staining, Dyes
Biodiversity Heritage Library
texts
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favorite 3
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Bibliography: p. 183-188
Topics: Pteridophyta, Botany -- Morphology
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by Smithsonian Institution
texts
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favorite 2
comment 0
GeoRef
Topic: Science
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by Groombridge, B., Jenkins, M.D., UNEP-WCMC
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Source: London, UK
Biodiversity Heritage Library
texts
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Issues for 1858- bound in 2 vols. annually, called: nouvelle période, année 1858, t. 1-
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by Maheshwari, P. (Panchanan), 1904-1966
texts
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favorite 3
comment 0
Includes bibliographies
Topics: Angiosperms, Botany -- Embryology
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by American Society for Microbiology. Committee on Bacteriological Technic
texts
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favorite 5
comment 1
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Topics: Microbiology -- Technique, Bacteriology -- Cultures and culture media
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Topics: Agriculture, English language, English language, Home economics, cbk
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by Kirtikar, Kanhoba Ranchoddas, 1849-1917; Basu, Baman Das, 1867-1930
texts
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favorite 11
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The letters I.C.S. in title probably refer to "an able member of the Indian civil service," who assisted in the botanical description. cf. Pref., p. [v]-vi
Topics: Botany, Botany, Medical
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by Smithsonian Institution
texts
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favorite 2
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Vols. 45, 47, 48, 50 and 52 were published as "Quarterly issue, v. 1-5, 1903-10", designed as a medium for the early publication of the results of researches and for reports of a preliminary nature; this form of publication was discontinued after v. 52
Topic: Science
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
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favorite 3
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Topics: Encyclopedias and dictionaries -- Early works to 1600, Education of princes, Civilization,...
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by Harvey, E. Newton (Edmund Newton), 1887-1959
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favorite 19
comment 0
Bibliography: p. 601-669
Topics: Luminescence, Phosphorescence, Fluorescence
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by Waksman, Selman A. (Selman Abraham), 1888-1973
texts
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favorite 1
comment 0
Bibliography: p. xi-xix
Topics: Soil microbiology, Microorganisms
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by Sociedad Española de Historia Natural
texts
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favorite 2
comment 0
Suspended July 1937-Dec. 1939
Topic: Natural history
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by Hambly, Wilfrid Dyson, 1886-
texts
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favorite 0
comment 0
Includes bibliographical references (p. 482-495) and index
Topics: Frederick H. Rawson-Field museum ethnological expedition to West Africa, 1929-1930, Ethnology --...
OISE/UT Library
by Pliny, the Elder; Rackham, H. (Harris), 1868-1944
texts
eye 19,153
favorite 9
comment 0
Latin and English on opposite pages
Topic: Natural history
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by Humason, Gretchen L
texts
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favorite 2
comment 0
Topics: Histology -- Technique, Stains and staining (Microscopy), Histochemistry -- Technique
Topic: Plants
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by Royal Colonial Institute (Great Britain)
texts
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favorite 2
comment 0
Topics: Royal Colonial Institute (Great Britain), Great Britain -- Colonies Periodicals
The Library of Congress
texts
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favorite 3
comment 0
Topic: Mink farming
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by Mann, Thaddeus, 1908-
texts
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favorite 4
comment 0
Topics: Semen, Spermatozoa, Genitalia, Male, Semen
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by Young, J. Z. (John Zachary), 1907-
texts
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favorite 16
comment 2
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Topics: Vertebrates, Vertebrates, Fossil
Biodiversity Heritage Library
texts
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comment 1
"Abbreviations and publication references" : p. 77-78
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Topics: Materia medica -- Iran, Botany, Medical, Botany -- Iran, Botany -- Iraq, Medicine -- Formulae,...
Biodiversity Heritage Library
texts
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favorite 1
comment 0
Bibliography: 7th prelim. page
Topics: Electronics, Physics, German language
Smithsonian Libraries
by Smithsonian Institution
texts
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Produced from electronic files provided by the bureaus and offices of the Smithsonian Institution
Topic: Smithsonian Institution
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
texts
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comment 0
26 52
Topic: Agriculture -- Early works to 1800
Brooklyn Botanic Garden
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82
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17,921
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Brooklyn Botanic Garden
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by Marine Biological Laboratory (Woods Hole, Mass.); Marine Biological Laboratory (Woods Hole, Mass.). Annual report 1907/08-1952; Lillie, Frank Rattray, 1870-1947; Moore, Carl Richard, 1892-; Redfield, Alfred Clarence, 1890-1983
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Vols. 17, 21-105 contain Annual reports of the Marine Biological Laboratory for 1907/08-1952
Topics: Biology, Zoology, Biology, Marine Biology
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by Riley, Herbert Parkes, 1904-
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Bibliography: p. 545-569
Topic: Cytogenetics
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by United States. Army. Corps of Engineers; Coastal Engineering Research Center (U.S.)
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Includes bibliographies and index
Topics: Coastal engineering, Shore protection
Topic: Livestock brands
"A short list of Leeuwenhoek's writings": p. 388-397
Topics: Leeuwenhoek, Antoni van, 1632-1723, Protozoa, Bacteria, Bacteriology, Microbiology, Science
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by United States. Office of Scientific Research and Development; Bush, Vannevar, 1890-1974
texts
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favorite 6
comment 0
Topics: Science and state -- United States, Research -- United States
University of Toronto - John M. Kelly Library
by Bergson, Henri, 1859-1941
texts
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Topics: Metaphysics, Evolution, Life
R/V Dan Moore station logs
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17,057
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Logs of species identified in trawl nets pulled by the research vessel Dan Moore off the coast of North Carolina in the 1960s and 1970s
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by Sociedad Cientfica Argentina; Congreso Cientfico Latino Americano (1st : 1898 : Buenos Aires, Argentina); Congreso Cientfico Latino Americano (1910 : Buenos Aires, Argentina)
texts
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The society organized the "Congreso Cientifico Latino Americano" held in Buenos Aires in 1898, and the "Congreso Cientifico International Americano" held in the same city in 1910; the results of these congresses (organization, membership, etc., and some of the papers) were published in the Anales, v. 45, 1898, and v. 69-70, 1910
Topics: Science, Science -- Argentina
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by Willis, J. C. (John Christopher), 1868-1958
texts
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favorite 9
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Topic: Botany
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by Oi, Jisaburo, 1905-1977; Meyer, Frederick G. (Frederick Gustav), 1917-2006; Meyer, Frederick G, (Frederick Gustav- 1917-2006-; Walker, Egbert H. (Egbert Hamilton), 1899-1991-; Walker, Egbert H. (Egbert Hamilton), 1899-1991
texts
eye 16,277
favorite 3
comment 0
Maps on lining papers
Topic: Botany
Biodiversity Heritage Library
texts
eye 16,272
favorite 1
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Includes bibliography
Topics: Protozoa, Pathogenic, Veterinary protozoology, Medical protozoology
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by Kudo, Richard R. (Richard Roksabro), b. 1886
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Topic: Protozoa